Commerce and culture showcased at Northern Lights Trade Show

by Derek Neary- February 11, 2018

Every second year, Northern businesses showcase their products and services at the Northern Lights Trade Show in Ottawa.

Chantel Caza models a sealskin coat with fox fur trim on the runway.
Thomas Rohner/Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association photo

This year’s edition of the conference was held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at the Shaw Centre, where close to 1,400 delegates interacted. Organized by the Baffin Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce, the event also includes social activities and workshops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nooks Lindell, a designer with Hinaani Design, wears Inuit snow goggles while sporting fashionable black attire.
Thomas Rohner/Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association photo

 

 

Elisapee Itulu has her colourful beaded accessories on display at the Shaw Centre.
Thomas Rohner/Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association photo 

 

Monica Ell-Kanayuk was at the Shaw Centre to show her talents as a designer.
Thomas Rohner/Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association photo

 

 

Hinaani Design team members Lori Tagoona, left, and Emma Kreuger are overjoyed with the Northern Lights Trade Show’s Best Product Award. Hinaani Design, an Arviat-based enterprise, designs and manufactures clothing and accessories that highlight the Arctic landscape and Inuit culture.
Kiah Hachey photo

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